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Oct 2, 2021 3 min read

Ice cream maker Lidl SILVERCREST 12W

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The Silvercrest ice cream maker is available again in Lidl stores.

Silvercrest is strongly animating the market of small appliances. Indeed, the Lidl store sells the ice cream maker of the manufacturer at the price of 21,99€. Small test of the device made in China.

An efficient and cheap product

Nothing better than an ice cream to cool down on hot summer days. To allow you this type of dessert, Lidl has put back on the market the Silvercrest ice cream maker since the beginning of June. The ice cream maker is equipped with the typical elements of the 12 W motor block, the ice cream tank with a capacity of one liter, an external container to hold the tank, a blade and the lid.

Its use is childish with a very simple operation, namely a motor driving the mixing blade that will mix the ice preparation in the tank that has been in the freezer for 24 hours. In fact, you will have to place the bowl in the freezer 24 hours in advance of the preparation, before integrating the ingredients you wish to mix in the bowl. Then, you will just have to lock the motor block and turn on the machine. It will prepare your ice cream in only 30 to 40 minutes.

Ice cream maker Lidl SILVERCREST 12W

As with most ice cream makers, you must first turn on the motor before you can pour your mixture into it. If you don’t, the mixture could freeze on the frozen walls of the tank. This ice cream maker is capable of preparing up to 1 liter of ice cream or sorbet. Its power of 12W is sufficient for the conception of ice creams or sorbets of this volume.

To simplify its daily use, the ice cream maker is equipped with an opening in the middle of the lid to allow you to easily add ingredients during the process. Moreover, the bowl has side handles which will be practical when you have to handle it after refrigeration.

Finally, the product comes with a manual including 6 recipes to help you prepare sorbets and ice creams. As far as maintenance is concerned, the ice cream maker is easy to clean as the whisk, the lid and the outer container are all dishwasher safe. The motor block, on the other hand, does not go under water. It can only be cleaned with a damp cloth.

Offered at only 19,99€, this robot is easy to access, which makes it difficult to find in stores. The product is visible in stores while stocks last. The results of the ice creams or sorbets are quite satisfying although imperfect. The ice cream is quite liquid for example, but a turn in the freezer is enough to rectify the situation. Considering the price, this is a very interesting product that will pay for itself very quickly. Finally, the product comes with a 3 year warranty. So remember to keep your invoice in case you need it.